The purpose of the current Operating Report is to estimate the full economic impact of the first year of operations of the Plainridge Park Casino (PPC) on the Massachusetts economy.
Produced for the New England Foundation for the Arts By the Economic and Public Policy Research Group of the UMass Donahue Institute
The Institute provided economic analysis for the Mass Technology Learning Collaborative report
The Economic and Public Policy Research (EPPR) group at the UMass Donahue Institute (UMDI) conducted research on the young adult labor force in Massachusetts. Research has shown that in recent years, labor force participation has declined among young adults (16 to 24 years old).
Click title for the report's key findings. The Institute's client MassDevelopment manages the 4000-plus acre property. This is the fourth such report the Institute has provided MassDevelopment about Devens.
This report performs an objective analysis to quantify the economic contributions of the University of Massachusetts system and its campuses on the Commonwealth's economy.
An economic analysis of Gateway Cities and the 10 designated TDI Districts in Development.
This business growth study looked at small-and medium-sized businesses (5 to 500 employees) in the Knowledge Corridor region of Connecticut and western Massachusetts. This analysis combines data from separate studies released by EPPR regarding growth businesses in the Pioneer Valley and the Capital Region of Connecticut.
The IT industry is widely recognized as a driving force of Massachusetts' innovation economy.
The UMass Donahue Institute recently released the study, “Help Wanted 2: Recruiting and Retaining the Next Generation of Human Services Workers in Massachusetts,” commissioned by the Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc.
The UMass Donahue Institute has released the study, “Help Wanted: The Future of the Human Services Workforce in Massachusetts” commissioned by The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc.
This study describes the effects of two decades of boom and bust on workers and families, analyzing winners and losers in a new state economy.
This report presents an analysis of a cluster of new media businesses – or technology enterprise - in Berkshire County.
This report analyzes the Bristol Workforce Investment Area and identifies strategies to aid regional employers in finding the workers they need and to aid residents in attaining the skill levels sought by those employers
The medical device industry in Massachusetts is both an ongoing vital contributor and a stabilizing factor to the state's economy during the recent recession, providing high paying manufacturing jobs, contributing to total state exports, attracting significant amounts of venture capital investment and utilizing local suppliers, according to this new, detailed study.